Security

US report outlines guidance for cyber collaboration

16 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The report details the efforts US states are making to boost collaboration with local government counterparts in cyber resilience matters.


Agencies urged to install Patch Tuesday security fixes

15 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACSC has urged all users to apply Microsoft's latest Patch Tuesday fixes, while in the US agencies have been given 10 business days to comply.


Interview: Julian Critchlow, Extreme Networks ANZ

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Extreme Networks Australia

In our annual Leaders in Technology series, we ask the experts what the year ahead holds. Today we talk AI, IoT and security with Extreme Networks' Julian Critchlow.


ATO signs $20m deal with Macquarie Telecom Group

08 January, 2020

The ATO's cybersecurity is set to get a boost under a $20 million agreement with Macquarie Telecom Group.


Best of 2019: LGPA calls for federal aid in tackling cyber threats

08 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we revisit the LPGA's call for more cyber support from Canberra.


Cybersecurity tops priority list for US state CIOs

16 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity will remain the top priority for US state CIOs for the seventh year in a row next year, according to a national survey.


UK parliament seeking Director of Cyber Security

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK House of Commons has posted a job listing for a Director of Cyber Security to oversee UK Parliament's cybersecurity function.


Local governments urged to protect residents' privacy

20 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Rights Watch is calling on local governments to sign up to an international declaration aimed at protecting residents' and visitors' digital rights.


OVIC publishes revised data security standards

14 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner has brought version 2.0 of the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards into full effect.


My Health Record privacy complaints spiked in 2018–19

14 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner related to the My Health Record system spiked prior to the end of the opt-out period.


Bootcamp to boost regional cybersecurity capabilities

13 November, 2019

Government officials from ASEAN and Pacific countries will soon have access to a bootcamp designed to improve the region's cybersecurity capabilities.


OAIC helps drive international privacy collaboration

07 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner sponsored two resolutions at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.


RAAF to train new cyber warfare workforce

05 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The first successful candidates for the RAAF's new Cyber Warfare Officer and Cyber Warfare Analyst job titles will commence training in February.


Court orders issued for stolen NZ Commerce Commission data

22 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's High Court has issued orders prohibiting anyone coming into possession of Commerce Commission data stolen in a burglary from publishing it.


No data stolen in Victoria hospital attack

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A forensic investigation on the attack of hospitals in the Gippsland and Southwest Victoria regions has found no evidence any patient data was compromised.


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